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Summer tyre test 225/45 R17 - GTÜ 2021

Agenda: Best value in test Better than average value Worse than average value Worst value in test
#NameRating
Points total
Wet
Dry
Enviromental impact
Running costs
Price
1. Nexen N Fera Sport
Highly recommended
157
66
54
18
19
£81
94 Y
2. Nokian WetProof
Highly recommended
153
66
50
19
18
£101
94 W
3. Falken Azenis FK510
Highly recommended
152
68
50
17
17
£148
94 Y + 1
4. Maxxis Premitra HP5
Highly recommended
152
67
49
16
20
£73
91 W + 1
5. Michelin Primacy 4
Highly recommended
151
63
53
22
13
£121
91 Y + 9
6. Continental PremiumContact 6
Recommended
146
66
51
16
13
£115
91 W + 4
7. Laufenn S Fit EQ
Recommended
146
55
52
19
20
8. BFGoodrich Advantage
Recommended
144
58
50
19
17
£98
91 Y + 3
9. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
Recommended
143
58
49
22
14
£94
91 W + 1
#Name - Rating Points total Wet Dry Enviromental impact Running costs Price
Above you can see the results of the GTÜ 2021 225/45 R17 test performed by GTÜ on a VW Golf in 2021. This test was performed in 225/45 R17, but is applicable to other similar sizes, especially in the same tyre width (225). Nexen N Fera Sport is the best of 9 tested tyres according to tested properties (Points total, Wet, Dry, Enviromental impact, Running costs, ). Other featured tyres include Nokian WetProof, Falken Azenis FK510, Maxxis Premitra HP5; Some tyres weren't included in the test, such as Bridgestone Turanza T005, Hankook Ventus Prime 4, Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN.

Same size tyres not featured in the test

Tests usually don't cover the whole market - here is our selection what not to miss when shopping for tyres in this size.
#NameOur ratingSegmentPrice
1. Michelin Pilot Sport 4
93% Premium £116 91 W + 5
2. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
93% Premium £123 94 Y
3. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
92% Premium £96 94 Y
4. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
92% Premium £97 91 Y + 5
5. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
90% Premium £82 91 Y + 4
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6. Bridgestone Turanza T005
89% Premium £99 91 V + 15
7. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
88% Premium £96 91 + 1
8. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
85% Upper-middle £108 91 W + 1
9. Dunlop Sport BluResponse
84% Premium £93 94 W
10. Fulda SportControl 2
84% Lowcost £75 91 Y + 3
11. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance
84% Premium £96 91 W + 2
38
12. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
82% Premium £81 94 Y
13. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
80% Premium £102 91 Y + 4
14. Sava Intensa UHP 2
78% Lowcost £75 91 Y + 3
15. Kumho Ecsta PS71
77% Upper-middle £73 91 Y + 6
16. Nokian Powerproof
76% Upper-middle £105 91 Y + 3
17. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
73% Upper-middle £104 91 W + 4
19
18. Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 Connect
72% Premium £149 94 Y
19. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125
72% Premium £114 91 Y + 3
20. Uniroyal RainSport 5
71% Upper-middle £71 91 Y + 1
21. Michelin e.Primacy
71% Premium £96 91 W + 3
22. Firestone Roadhawk
70% Upper-middle £81 91 Y + 2
23. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT
70% Premium £147 91 Y + 6
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24. Toyo Proxes Comfort
69% Upper-middle £67 94
25. Continental Ecocontact 6
68% Premium £110 91 V + 2
26. Semperit Speed-Life 3
66% Lowcost £75 91 Y + 1
27. Pirelli P Zero
66% Premium £100 91 W + 1
28. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
65% Lowcost £102 94 + 1
29. Kumho Ecowing ES31
65% Upper-middle £79 91 W
15
30. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
64% Premium £96 91 W + 3
31. Bridgestone Potenza S001
63% Premium £103 91 W + 9
32. Debica Presto UHP2
63% Lowcost £73 91 Y + 3
33. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
62% Premium £121 91 Y + 2
34. Sailun Atrezzo ZSR 2
62% Lowcost
35. Pirelli Cinturato P7
59% Premium £157 91 Y + 18
36
36. Uniroyal RainSport 3
56% Upper-middle £95 91 W + 4
37. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
55% Premium £100 91 Y + 5
38. Michelin Primacy 3
54% Premium £107 91 Y + 7
39. Cooper Zeon CS8
53% Upper-middle £94 0 W + 6
40. Yokohama Advan Fleva V701
51% Upper-middle £92 94 W
41. Toyo Proxes Sport A
51% Upper-middle £89 94
17
42. Hankook Ventus Prime2 K115
50% Premium £97 91 V + 2
43. Kumho Ecsta HS51
50% Upper-middle £426 91 W + 1
44. Continental SportContact 5
49% Premium £108 91 W + 6
45. Vredestein Ultrac Satin
48% Premium £81 91 Y + 2
46. Semperit Speed-Life 2
45% Lowcost £61 91 Y + 2
47. Giti Synergy E1
44% Lowcost
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48. Nokian zLine
42% Upper-middle £77 91 W + 1
49. Kleber Dynaxer HP3
41% Upper-middle £70 91 W + 4
50. Barum Bravuris 5 HM
41% Lowcost £78 91 Y + 1
51. Nokian Line
40% Upper-middle £69 91 V + 1
52. Yokohama Advan Sport V105
39% Upper-middle £91 91 W + 1
53. Matador MP47 Hectorra 3
38% Lowcost £78 91 Y + 1
6
54. Bridgestone Turanza T001
37% Premium £112 91 W + 10
55. Sava Intensa UHP
35% Lowcost
56. Falken ZIEX ZE914 ECORUN
35% Upper-middle £149 91 W + 1
57. Michelin Pilot Sport CUP 2
32% Premium £219 94 Y
58. BFGoodrich G-Grip
28% Upper-middle £115 91 W + 4
59. Barum Bravuris 3 HM
22% Lowcost £63 91 Y + 2
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60. Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo
22% Premium £123 91 Y + 2
61. Giti Sport S1
17% Lowcost
62. Dunlop SP Sport Fastresponse
5% Premium £115 91 W + 4
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